Virginia Beach - Matthew Bednar, 55, of Boynton Beach, FL, passed away on 27 October 2013.
The funeral service will be held at The Church of the Holy Trinity, 346 Prospect St, Binghamton, NY at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday 6 November 2013. Visitation will be held at the Laskowski Funeral Home, 367 Prospect St, Binghamton, NY from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m., Tuesday 5 November.
Matt was born in Johnson City, NY on June 20, 1958. He graduated from Johnson City High School, was a member of the golf team and attended Broome Community College.
Matt worked in the restaurant industry for several years, in New York, New Jersey, Virginia and most recently Florida. Many of his former co-workers have called him a mentor that taught them valuable lessons in the workplace. He was an avid golfer, bowler, cigar aficionado and loved most sports. He was a loyal son, brother, uncle and friend.
Matt is survived by his mother Jane M. Bednar of Johnson City, NY, companion Maida Jasper of Florida, brother Colonel Mark Bednar (USAF) and family of Honolulu,Hawaii, sister Marie Bednar of Virginia Beach and brother Mike Bednar of Virginia Beach.
Matt is preceded in death by his father, Peter M. Bednar, his paternal grandparents, Mary and Peter Bednar and his maternal grandparents John and Mary Laskowski.
He will be dearly missed.
Published in The Virginian Pilot on Nov. 3, 2013